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Neurosurgery (INACTIVE)

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  • Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant

    Adrian Kantrowitz dies at 90; surgeon performed first U.S. heart transplant
    Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, the pioneering cardiovascular surgeon who performed the first U.S. heart transplant, developed a balloon-pumping device that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives and developed mechanical heart-assist devices, died of heart...
  • Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study

    Cancer risk from cellphone use is still a matter for study
    CALIFORNIANS who use hands-free cellular devices while driving may be doing themselves a favor in the long run. That's because scientists still can't say with certainty that placing a cellphone against the head is completely safe, especially for heavy...
  • Patients go on a quest for the best medical care

    Patients go on a quest for the best medical care
    EVERY DAY, doctors and hospitals bring healthy babies into the world, jump-start stalled hearts and find cancer when it's still curable. The wonders of medical care, whether delivered within a sprawling urban campus or a tiny rural clinic, have become...
  • Underfunding is a myth, but the squandering is real

    Underfunding is a myth, but the squandering is real
    For years it has been a heartfelt cry: "This hospital desperately needs more money!" Whenever Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center is criticized, as it often is, the response from supporters is the same. They say Los Angeles County leaders never...